Integration

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State Power within European Integration
State Power within European Integration

On the limits and context of Germany's power in the Union

02/05/2013 | by Josef Janning | Europe, European Union

Germany is widely perceived to be calling the shots in Europe's sovereign debt crisis management, and maybe in the EU in general. But a state's influence in the union is complex and also contextual. Clearly, though, state power seems to have regained prominence in the European debate. How much power have member states retained, or perhaps even won, in the process of integration – and what does power in the Union look like? Five theses on power in today’s European Union.

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To Be Roma in Hungary, and Survive
To Be Roma in Hungary, and Survive

Where reckless rhetoric meets ruinous reality on the national political scene

21/11/2012 | by Polish Institute of International Affairs | Hungary, Government and Society

The conservative Orbán government competes with the right-radical Jobbik party for voters, while also trying to toe the line it's drawn on integration of and protection for Hungary's Roma minority. Such an impossible course may prove disastrous on all fronts.

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Dueling Paradoxes
01/08/2005 | by Marcia Pally
Church and state are separated in the US, but not in Europe-- with some surprising results.
Category Religion, Integration, Migration, Government and Society, Transatlantic Relations, Europe-USA, United States of America, Europe